Supreme Court Case

Supreme Court Case

Supreme Court Case

In order to preserve and protect its independence, Grove City College refused federal student aid beginning in the mid-1980s. As a result, Grove City College argued its case in the landmark Supreme Court Case, Grove City College v. Bell. Today, the College remains a beacon of laissez-faire economic freedom in the United States.

Central to the College's identity is a spirit of independence. That spirit extends into every area of Grove City College life, including academic and financial independence. Against federal government oversight of our academic programs and finances, Grove City College is only one of a handful of institutions in the United States to refuse all federal funding.

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Meet Our Team

​True to our commitment to freedom, excellence and independence, Grove City College charges its leadership team with the strategic steering and implementation of College goals.

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Who We Are

​Grove City College provides a liberal arts education in the classic sense. Education’s first true purpose, and ours, is to provide a well rounded curriculum that helps students see the broad intellectual landscape of ideas, people and events that have shaped, and continue to shape, our world.

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Visit Us

​There’s no better way to get to know Grove City College than to visit us and experience the campus.

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Visiting Campus

​Grove City College is located in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a quaint community of 8,000, just 60 miles north of Pittsburgh.

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Pew Legacy

​Joseph Newton Pew was born in 1848, the youngest of ten children born to John and Nancy Glenn Pew on a farm in Mercer, Pa.

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Alumni Council

​The Grove City College Alumni Council is a body of alumni who serve in an advisory capacity to the College on matters crucial to the College’s more than 25,000 living alumni. Each year, three Alumni Council members sit on the Board of Trustees.

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